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Henk Schulte Nordholt

Professor by special appointment of Indonesian History

Name
Prof.dr. H. Schulte Nordholt
Telephone
+31 71 527 2171
E-mail
schultenordholt@kitlv.nl

Henk Schulte Nordholt (1953) is extraordinary professor of Indonesian history for a five-year period.

He is Head of Research at KITLV. His main fields of research include Southeast Asian history, contemporary politics in Indonesia, political violence, and the anthropology of colonialism. He has a special interest in Balinese studies. He is also chairman of the board of the International Institute of Asian Studies (IIAS) and Secretary of the European Association of Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS).

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Henk Schulte Nordholt (1953) is extraordinary professor of Indonesian history for a five-year period (0,2 fte).

He is Head of Research at KITLV. His main fields of research include Southeast Asian history, contemporary politics in Indonesia, political violence, and the anthropology of colonialism. He has a special interest in Balinese studies. He is also chairman of the board of the International Institute of Asian Studies (IIAS) and Secretary of the European Association of Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS).

Schulte Nordholt studied history at the VU University in Amsterdam, from which he graduated in 1980 ( cum laude). In 1988 he obtained his PhD degree ( cum laude) in social sciences at the Free University with a thesis on the history of the political system on the island of Bali. He taught anthropology and Asian history at the University of Amsterdam from 1985 until 2005. From 1999 until 2007 he was IIAS professor of Asian History at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Currently he coordinates a large Dutch Indonesian research program ‘Governance, Markets and Citizens (2013-2017)’, which is sponsored by the Scientific Program Indonesia – Netherlands (SPIN).

Professor by special appointment of Indonesian History

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS Indonesie

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Reuvensplaats
Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden

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